Tetracycline antibiotics are used to treat acne and rosacea, and bacterial infections including pneumonia, lower respiratory infections, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, eye infections, malaria, and typhoid. They work by killing the bacteria that is causing the infection.

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Tetracycline Antibiotics
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Tetracycline Antibiotics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Vibramycin
(doxycycline hyclate)
18
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Doxycycline hyclate (Vibramycin, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs) is a moderately priced drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted diseases. This drug is more popular than comparable drug. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic doxycycline hycelate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can offset the cost.
Monodox
(doxycycline monohydrate)
33
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Vibramycin Monohydrate
(doxycycline monohydrate)
33
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Minocin
(minocycline)
181
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Dynacin
(minocycline)
181
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
tetracycline
467
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TETRACYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Oracea
(doxycycline dr)
485
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections, Lyme disease, and malaria. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Doryx
(doxycycline hyclate er)
146
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Solodyn
(minocycline er)
186
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Acticlate
804
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
demeclocycline
138
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DEMECLOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Vibramycin Calcium
55
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Doryx Mpc
383
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Morgidox
35
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Arestin
552
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat deep skin pockets at the tooth-gum line.
Alodox
105
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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